A blast targeted a police van on Monday, wounding nine people, including three policemen, said police. According to police, the blast took place due to explosive material planted in a motorcycle on Spinny Road. On October 16, at least one policeman was martyred and 10 others were injured as a result of an explosion at the city’s Double Road. According to the police, unidentified miscreants had planted an improvised explosive device (IED) in a motorcycle parked on the roadside, which went off when a police mobile was passing through the area. On Sept 26, at least three policemen were injured in a blast in Eastern Bypass area of Quetta. According to security officials, unknown miscreants attempted to target a police patrolling vehicle near Eastern Bypass in the provincial capital of Balochistan that left three security men wounded.